Indian name and gender database

The Indian database contains 23.161 first names categorized by gender and 20.895 last names. This page shows the list with the most popular names in India and gives background information about the database.

is not ver well organised and only have a few open data initiatives. Countries like have a reasonable quality first name, last name and gender database. In India we received a name and gender dataset from the Indian government or we used an open dataset. We identified the last names by removing the first names from 250.712 public profiles that we found in Indian open data sources.

Popular Indian first names for men

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Rahul 2.916 1.5% American British Canadian
Amit 2.523 1.3% American British Israeli
Abhishek 2.453 1.2% American British Nepalese
Deepak 1.667 0.8% American Nepalese British
Rohit 1.588 0.8% American British Nepalese
Ashish 1.550 0.8% American Nepalese British
Gaurav 1.498 0.8% American British Nepalese
Ankit 1.425 0.7% American Nepalese British
Manish 1.339 0.7% American British Nepalese
Ravi 1.326 0.7% American British Nepalese
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 250.712 Indian profiles from which 198.043 (79%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Indian first names for women

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Himanshu 824 1.6% American British German
Santosh 661 1.3% Nepalese American British
Krishna 604 1.1% Nepalese American British
Neha 570 1.1% American British Pakistani
Priyanka 467 0.9% American British Canadian
Kiran 442 0.8% British American Pakistani
Pooja 420 0.8% American British Nepalese
Sonu 402 0.8% Pakistani American British
Priya 341 0.6% American British Canadian
Kamal 332 0.6% American Moroccan Nepalese
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 250.712 Indian profiles from which 52.669 (21%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Indian last names

Last name Frequency *1 Percentage *1 Alternative countries *2
Kumar 14.011 5.6% American British Nepalese
Singh 11.668 4.7% American British Nepalese
Sharma 8.536 3.4% American British Nepalese
Gupta 4.502 1.8% American British Nepalese
Khan 3.537 1.4% American British Nepalese
Patel 3.214 1.3% American British Nepalese
Yadav 2.876 1.1% American British Nepalese
Jain 2.874 1.1% American British Nepalese
Mishra 2.490 1.0% American British Nepalese
Verma 2.104 0.8% American British Nepalese
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 250.712 Indian profiles having 20.895 unique lastnames.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.
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